K&M Advisors LLC
Managing Director (Policy and Regulation)
Mr. Janson, a Managing Director at K&M Advisors, is an economist and financial specialist with 30 years of experience advising governments, financial institutions, and private investors on strategies for developing, financing, regulating, and restructuring energy infrastructure. Mr. Janson has directed more than 50 projects related to the assessment and introduction of new technologies in the energy sector. He has worked in more than 40 countries. In Latin America and the Caribbean, he has advised clients in the energy sector in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominica, El Salvador, Grenada, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Venezuela. His clients have included the IDB, the World Bank, the Caribbean Development Bank, CAF, private equity funds, the United States Trade and Development Agency, electricity utilities, energy regulatory authorities, and national governments.
Mr. Janson is an expert in conducting financial and cost-benefit analysis for geothermal projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has directed or advised on over fifteen geothermal projects for the IDB and the CDB spread across Chile, Colombia, Dominica, Grenada, Honduras, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. He led a team engaged by the IDB to provide strategic advisory services for the development of low and high enthalpy geothermal projects in several Latin American countries. As part of this strategic advisory, he has carried out an economic and financial evaluation for a portfolio of seven geothermal projects in Honduras and conducted a cost-benefit analysis to advise the government on the benefit of developing each country’s geothermal resources. For Colombia, Mr. Janson and the team developed a financial model to simulate the results for a portfolio of four potential geothermal projects.
Mr. Janson has a graduate degree in International Finance and an undergraduate degree in International Economic Theory and Policy, both from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Born and raised in Panama, Mr. Janson is a native Spanish and English speaker, and understands Portuguese and French.